November 2015

On Being Grateful

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, spending time with loved ones. It’s crazy to think that we’ve now officially entered the holiday shopping season! Believe it or not, I’ve done almost all of my holiday shopping with special…

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2015 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals & Sales

Black Friday through Cyber Monday is the perfect excuse to shop! I’ll admit, even though I’m buying for others, I do indulge a little and buy some items for myself! I mean why not? The deals are just too good…

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Turkey Day Style

Growing up, Thanksgiving was a day we stayed in our pajamas all day, watched TV, ate delicious food, and wrote Christmas cards. Nowadays, Jon and I spend part of the day at my parent’s and part of the day with…

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The Library

I was chatting with someone at work the other day about my historic home and told her to check out my blog for photos, but then I realized I’ve hardly shared our space here at all! How is it possible…

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Real Moments

Every time I sit down to blog, I think, what story do I want to tell today? I love telling stories not only in person but also through my blog. Sometimes it’s about my personal health and fitness journey, other…

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The Evolution

Nearly five years ago I started my blog. I was one of a few plus size fashion bloggers in the Seattle area. Proud of my style for a plus size woman, I embarked on sharing myself, my life, and my…

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20 Wide Calf Boots for Fall

Boot season is here! It’s always an exciting time of year to rotate the sandals out and the boots into the mix. Wearing boots in the Pacific Northwest is essential to any fall wardrobe, especially with all of our rain….

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Sassy Pants

Another weekend in the books. Don’t they always seem to speed by too quickly? I still don’t think I’ve fully recovered from last week – there were so many events, between the Seattle Interactive Conference, the Uniqlo grand opening at…

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Mixing Black & Blue

Rebuilding my wardrobe has been fun (but spendy). I’ve found I’m more apt to try new styles, like this A-line coat with shortened sleeves. It’s something I never would have tried before, but when I put it on at the…

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10 Days in Switzerland (Part 2)

The second half of our vacation was much colder than the first half and I’m so glad that I packed layers! Most of my suitcase was hiking/winter type gear – base layers, leggings, flannels, wool socks, gloves, a vest, and…

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